Dypsis thouarsiana

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 Dypsis thouarsiana





Madagascar Island (East of Africa)

Cold Hardiness: 

32 F.

Trunk type:

A fibrous trunk.

Leaf type:

Pinnate (feather shaped) leaves


Suckering (multi-trunked) palm.


Easy to grow.

Speed of growth:



Approximately 6 feet.

Soil requirements:

Rich (high in organics and nutrients), sandy soil and good drainage.

Sun Requirements:

Partial or filtered sun.

General Description:

This is a cute filler palm.  It has a red emergent leaf and give color to you garden.  It is worth a try as it should be a good grower for Southern California.

Other Notes:

If you like this palm take a look at Dypsis fibrosa and Dypsis utilus

Further Data:

See Palms of Madagascar.

Palm for sale/Availability:

Click here to view the current price list.



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